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Search Area: ages 7-11,Plants, animals and micro-organisms


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: Sock seed experiment

URL: http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/sci/sockseeds.html

Pupil Description: An extension/ homework task or project to survey the types of seeds in your neighbourhood.

Teacher Description: Here's a fun task. Find out what type of seeds are waiting to germinate around your neighbourhood.

Resource Type: Fun Stuff, Teacher top 5

Audience: Pupil, Teacher

Keywords: fruits seeds and dispersal, growing plants.


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: The great plant escape

URL: http://urbanext.illinois.edu/gpe/case1/c1facts1a.html

Pupil Description: A comprehensive reference resource with information and definitions. Includes series of web-based tasks and resources based on plant science and anatomy.

Teacher Description: Find out more about plants, e.g. the different parts of a plant and what their jobs are. See if you can solve the mystery cases.

Resource Type: Pupil top 5, Reading, Teacher top 5

Audience: Pupil, Teacher

Keywords: growing plants, leaves stems and roots, parts of a flower.


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: Fruits, seeds and their dispersal

URL: http://www.saps.org.uk/primary/teaching-resources/223-fruits-seeds-and-their-dispersal

Pupil Description: A series of activities that give pupils an opportunity to explore different aspects of fruits and seeds and to understand how (and why) they are dispersed. The activities presented here are suitable for pupils in age range 5 to 11, but should be adapted to suit the age and ability of the pupils.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: fruits seeds and dispersal.


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: Living processes and what plants need to grow

URL: http://www.saps.org.uk/primary/teaching-resources/236-living-processes-and-what-plants-need-to-grow

Pupil Description: This booklet includes activities that children can do to find out more about plants, focusing on ways that children can grow their own plants. Several of the activities are set out as investigations, to support children developing their approach to investigations in a scientific way.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: growing plants, life processes, fruits seeds and dispersal.


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: A Leaf in Time

URL: http://www.saps.org.uk/primary/teaching-resources/129-a-leaf-in-time-a-popular-introduction-to-photosynthesis

Pupil Description: Present this PDF to your class to teach photosynthesis to pupils at around 10 years old

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: Respiration and Photosynthesis Teachers' guide

URL: http://www.saps.org.uk/primary/teaching-resources/551-respiration-and-photosynthesis-made-easy

Pupil Description: Strictly, neither of these words appears on the curriculum for children at this level. However, indirect reference is likely to be made to both processes, so we give these background notes in a way that could be used with children.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: Easy PEAsy seed germination

URL: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/society/schools/keystage1-2/easy-peasy.aspx

Pupil Description: Germination and variables activity for 8 - 11 years.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: The plant detective

URL: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/society/schools/keystage1-2/plant-detective.aspx

Pupil Description: An interactive presentation, suitable for Key Stage 2 (8-11 year olds) describing the different parts of a plant. The plant detective covers topics such as: Reproduction Photosynthesis Adaptation To use the plant detective you will need to have a Flash viewer installed

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.2

Site Name: Fruits, seeds and their dispersal

URL: http://www.saps.org.uk/primary/teaching-resources/223-fruits-seeds-and-their-dispersal

Pupil Description: A series of activities that give pupils an opportunity to explore different aspects of fruits and seeds and to understand how (and why) they are dispersed. The activities presented here are suitable for pupils in age range 5 to 11, but should be adapted to suit the age and ability of the pupils.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: fruits seeds and dispersal.


Page: KS21.2

Site Name: Living processes and what plants need to grow

URL: http://www.saps.org.uk/primary/teaching-resources/236-living-processes-and-what-plants-need-to-grow

Pupil Description: This booklet includes activities that children can do to find out more about plants, focusing on ways that children can grow their own plants. Several of the activities are set out as investigations, to support children developing their approach to investigations in a scientific way.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: growing plants, life processes, fruits seeds and dispersal.


Page: KS21.2

Site Name: Create a flower

URL: http://www.saps.org.uk/primary/teaching-resources/201-create-a-flower

Pupil Description: Suggestions as to how to make a flower using a variety of materials . . . see the ideas listed and let the children be creative (and an opportunity to develop cross-curricular links)

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.2

Site Name: Minibeast discovery pack

URL: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/society/schools/keystage1-2/minibeast.aspx

Pupil Description: An activity booklet for 5-12 year olds. Through the activities suggested in this pack children are introduced to the world of invertebrates (minibeasts).

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.2

Site Name: The amazing biology of the desert locust

URL: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/society/schools/keystage1-2/one-of-the-crowd.aspx

Pupil Description: This Primary Pack, for Key Stage 2 (ages 8-11), is a series of worksheets and teacherís notes based around the desert locust

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.2

Site Name: Real bugs

URL: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/society/schools/keystage1-2/real-bugs.aspx

Pupil Description: Introducing students to the world of invertebrates through a range of activities in a 20 page pdf booklet

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.2

Site Name: Carl Linnaeus fact sheet

URL: https://ca1-tls.edcdn.com/documents/Carl-Linnaeus.pdf?mtime=20160212052934

Pupil Description: A fact sheet about Carl Linnaeus made by the Linnean Society to explain his achievements including how to identify and classify different organisms.

Teacher Description: For reading and discussion

Resource Type: Reading, Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Pupil, Teacher

Keywords: classification, species, identification.


Page: KS21.2

Site Name: Alfred Russel Wallace fact sheet

URL: https://ca1-tls.edcdn.com/documents/Alfred-Russel-Wallace.pdf?mtime=20160212053247

Pupil Description: A factsheet about Alfred Russel Wallace on his expeditions and developing a theory of evolution.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Reading, Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: classification, species, identification.


Page: KS21.2

Site Name: Useful plants and fungi

URL: http://www.kew.org/science-conservation/plants-fungi/useful

Pupil Description: A site illustrating the economic and cultural importance of a wide range of plants and fungi. Useful for research, cross curricular work and projects.

Teacher Description: Find out more about how plants and fungi are important to us with images, stories and activities.

Resource Type: Pupil top 5, Reading, Teacher top 5

Audience: Pupil, Teacher

Keywords: species, flowering and non flowering plants.


Page: KS21.3

Site Name: Primary Resources for Science PowerPoint presentation

URL: http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/online/powerpoint/flower.ppt#17

Pupil Description: An excellent PowerPoint tutorial for class or individual use illustrating how the parts of a flower fit together, for use when pupils have an actual flower head in front of them.

Teacher Description: Watch the slides and learn about the structure of a flower

Resource Type: Reading, Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: life cycle of a plant.


Page: KS21.3

Site Name: Science teacher resources

URL: http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2science.html

Pupil Description: Set of handouts and activities on a number of Primary topics: Light; Moving & Growing; Variation; Magnets & Springs; Earth, Sun & Moon; States; Materials; Teeth; Healthy Eating; Food Chains; Minibeasts; Life Cycles; Habitats. Well animated student activities that would work very well in interactive white boards. Scroll down for the activity. Requires Flash.

Teacher Description: Ask your teacher which activity to click

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Pupil, Teacher

Keywords: habitats, light, feeding relationships, day/night, skeleton and bones, magnetic materials, types of food, types of food, molars canines and incisors.


Page: KS21.3

Site Name: The amazing biology of the desert locust

URL: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/society/schools/keystage1-2/one-of-the-crowd.aspx

Pupil Description: This Primary Pack, for Key Stage 2 (ages 8-11), is a series of worksheets and teacherís notes based around the desert locust

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.4

Site Name: Our battle against bacteria - teacher resource

URL: http://www.abpischools.org.uk/page/modules/medicinesks2/medicines3.cfm?age=Age%20Range%207-11&subject=Science

Pupil Description: Links to 5 powerpoint presentations providing an introduction to bacteria and other microorganisms, their uses and their role in causing infectious diseases; a history of fighting disease; chemicals that kill bacteria; penicillin and medicines for the future.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Reading, Watch, Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: microorganism, germs, identifying, disease, germs, germs.


Page: KS21.5

Site Name: Minibeast discovery pack

URL: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/society/schools/keystage1-2/minibeast.aspx

Pupil Description: An activity booklet for 5-12 year olds. Through the activities suggested in this pack children are introduced to the world of invertebrates (minibeasts).

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.5

Site Name: The amazing biology of the desert locust

URL: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/society/schools/keystage1-2/one-of-the-crowd.aspx

Pupil Description: This Primary Pack, for Key Stage 2 (ages 8-11), is a series of worksheets and teacherís notes based around the desert locust

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.5

Site Name: Population growth

URL: http://www.abpischools.org.uk/page/modules/population_growth/index.cfm?coSiteNavigation_allTopic=1

Pupil Description: Living things, such as rabbits and micro-organisms, need food and water to grow and reproduce. In these games you can control the temperature and how much food and moisture is available.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.6

Site Name: Science teacher resources

URL: http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2science.html

Pupil Description: Set of handouts and activities on a number of Primary topics: Light; Moving & Growing; Variation; Magnets & Springs; Earth, Sun & Moon; States; Materials; Teeth; Healthy Eating; Food Chains; Minibeasts; Life Cycles; Habitats. Well animated student activities that would work very well in interactive white boards. Scroll down for the activity. Requires Flash.

Teacher Description: Ask your teacher which activity to click

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Pupil, Teacher

Keywords: habitats, light, feeding relationships, day/night, skeleton and bones, magnetic materials, types of food, types of food, molars canines and incisors.


Page: KS21.6

Site Name: Minibeast discovery pack

URL: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/society/schools/keystage1-2/minibeast.aspx

Pupil Description: An activity booklet for 5-12 year olds. Through the activities suggested in this pack children are introduced to the world of invertebrates (minibeasts).

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: